Opinions

The Crucible

Dial chem for murder

Poisons may seem to be a murderer’s perfect accomplice, but chemists can always persuade them to betray their secrets, says Philip Ball

In the Pipeline

Analogues by catalogue

Buying in screening compounds directly feels like cutting out the synthetic chemist middleman, says Derek Lowe

Editorial

Chemistry uncovered

We can find chemistry everywhere, but sometimes it doesn’t want to be found

Comments

Be careful what you wish for

Measuring R&D productivity is a thorny issue. Dennis Lendrem urges the pharmaceutical industry to learn from its mistakes.

Classic Kit

Crookes' tube

Lights, camera, chemistry!

Organic Matter

Back to basics for silylation

Karl Collins applauds the simplicity of adding silicon to heterocycles with KOtBu

Critical Point

Thinking ahead

PhD courses must prepare students for a life after research, says Mark Peplow

Letters

February 2015

Reflections on the REF, climate controversy and the pros and cons of fracking



Blog

Where there’s sludge there’s, um, ferrocene?

9 April 2015

Where there’s sludge there’s, um, ferrocene?

Take 1 minute…for your last chance to vote!

8 April 2015

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